Programs at Casa Werma


Private Group Retreat – Entire Property

Flexible Dates
Please come enjoy the sacred garden oasis in Casa Werma where the basic goodness of human activity and society meets the tranquility of a garden-based retreat. Private, personal retreat gives you the opportunity to settle into meditation practice and contemplation free from the distractions of daily life, and in doing so, deepen your experience of […]

Private Personal Solo Retreat

Flexible Dates
Please come enjoy the sacred garden oasis in Casa Werma where the basic goodness of human activity and society meets the tranquility of a garden-based retreat. Private, personal retreat gives you the opportunity to settle into meditation practice and contemplation free from the distractions of daily life, and in doing so, deepen your experience of […]

The Letter of the Black Ashe: Sacred Community

con Sangyum Agness Au

November 16 - 25, 2018
Casa Werma
This pilot program offers a new and fresh way to experience the Sacred Path teachings and practices previously offered in weekend programs—Meek, Perky, Outrageous and Inscrutable, and Golden Key.

Four Dignities and Golden Key

con Sangyum Agness Au

November 16 - 25, 2018
Casa Werma
The Four Dignities are introduced as both path and process, which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world.

Weekthun: Training in Awakened Heart: Cultivating Kindness and Courage

con Shastri Janet Solyntjes

December 15 - 22, 2018
Casa Werma
In this retreat the practice of mindfulness-awareness will provide the basis for sitting, walking meditation, and mindful movement. Daily dharma talks and contemplation will offer an opportunity to explore and embody these Mahayana teachings – allowing a deep sense of kindness, wisdom, wholeness, and joy to emerge.

Half-Dathun: Training in Awakened Heart: Cultivating Kindness and Courage

con Shastri Janet Solyntjes

December 15 - 29, 2018
Casa Werma
In this retreat the practice of mindfulness-awareness will provide the basis for sitting, walking meditation, and mindful movement. Daily dharma talks and contemplation will offer an opportunity to explore and embody these Mahayana teachings – allowing a deep sense of kindness, wisdom, wholeness, and joy to emerge.

Drala and Werma

con Acharya Dan Hessey

January 19 - 26, 2019
Casa Werma
A Rigden ngondro & Werma practice retreat at the birthplace of the Werma Sadhana: A Shambhala Vajrayana and Scorpion Seal Retreat

Way of Shambhala: Awakened Heart, Open Sky and Great Eastern Sun

con Shastri Sandra Ladley

February 9 - 16, 2019
Casa Werma
Shambhala Training is a series of contemplative workshops, suited for both beginning and experienced meditators. The simple and profound technique of mindfulness and awareness is the basis of a secular path of meditation.

10-Day Ashe Mahamudra Retreat

con Acharya Richard John

February 28 - March 11, 2019
Casa Werma
This biennial retreat will align the traditional investigation and pointing out instructions of mahamudra and trekcho with the wisdom of Ashe and the path of the Four Dignities.

People of Color, Shambhala Vajrayana Retreat

con Acharya Arawana Hayashi and Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

March 23 - 31, 2019
Casa Werma
A Shambhala Vajrayana and Scorpion Seal Retreat

Shambhala Path Meditation Instructor Training, Part 2

con Acharya Dale Asrael

April 16 - 21, 2019
Casa Werma
Casa Werma and Shambhala International are pleased to offer a training program for Shambhala Educators who feel inspired and ready to continue along the path of helping others on their meditative journeys. Shambhala Path Meditation Instructor Training offers a powerful opportunity to deepen your own understanding of the Way of Shambhala path and to train in working with students on that path.

The Moon of Kindness

con Acharya Susan Gillis Chapman

November 23 - 30, 2019
Casa Werma
Arouse bodhicitta with the Sadhana of Kindness